Automated Testing Toolkit

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Serve as subject matter expert for complex automated testing application design and development issues and participate as an expert in software redesign process assessing software development projects for quality assurance factors affecting functional requirements and design specifications.

More Uses of the Automated Testing Toolkit:

  • Identify: utilizing agile methodologies and incorporating data and user research, you design, build, and deliver high quality products, features, and services to serve your end users.

  • Evaluate new application, infrastructure and cloud decisions in existing context of applications, infrastructure, standards, current business strategy and future business strategy.

  • Develop requirements, code and create unit and other automated testing solutions for highly available and sophisticated enterprise level systems and services.

  • Formulate: review test strategies, encourage the development of new test strategies and maintain a continuous improvement environment that drive quality and efficiency.

  • Support continuous automated testing activity throughout agile development iterations by running tests, reporting issues and writing test cases for automation efforts.

  • Manage work with the Cloud Operations Manager, Software Architects, Software Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, and Security Analysts to design cloud architectures for complex, large scale applications.

  • Initiate: ensuring that the software development effort, using an iterative / agile methodology, focuses on code quality, test driven development, automated testing and quality production deployments.

  • Ensure you seamlessly partner with clients, Business Analysts, and Project Managers to create and prioritize test plans while establishing yourself as a trusted voice with testing methods, strategies, and tools.

  • Develop test strategies, plans, test cases, and engineering best practices related to software test engineering, manual and automated testing, with a specific focus on data quality.

  • Support design, development, and implementation of cost effective procedures for testing and troubleshooting of components, sub assemblies, assemblies, and systems.

  • Systematize: integrate agile principles into the software development lifecycle through automated testing, code review/pull requests, continuous integration, and continuous deployment is a plus.

  • Ensure cloud and application architectures are appropriate for cloud hosting and be the trusted advisor of the software development and cloud infrastructure teams.

  • Set clear performance expectations and provides thoughtful and timely coaching and feedback to ensure department, business and organization procedures and standards are met.

  • Perform application validation for multiple projects and software releases through functional, system, integration, regression, performance, user acceptance, load, and automated testing.

  • Lead: translating and interpreting business, functional and non functional requirements into automated test cases and support transition of existing manual test cases to automated testing.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Automated Testing Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Automated Testing related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Automated Testing specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Automated Testing Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 987 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Automated Testing improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 987 standard requirements:

  1. Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Release, and Continuous Delivery are key DevOps enablers. Automated testing involves automated, CI-driven execution of whatever set of tests the team has accumulated. However, if one of these tests fails, what does that really mean: does it indicate a critical business risk, or just a violation of some naming standard that nobody is really committed to following anyway?

  2. Reliability and high quality are essential characteristics of any solution used in industrial substation automation. Which products on the market live up to their claims of meeting the most stringent standards in quality?

  3. Will your CM tool provide capability to record and report audit requirements including schedules, agendas, audit results and findings, action items and status, and regression testing status?

  4. What are the key technical or process barriers that inhibit adoption of highly automated production methods, or is the lack of implementation of corresponding methods strictly market-based?

  5. What manufacturing process which is currently of the pick and place type would most reduce manufacturing cost or increase production volume if it was transitioned into a continuous process?

  6. Do you have a segregated environment to enable controlled implementation and testing of changes without risk of unintended changes or business interruption to production environments?

  7. Have you made changes to the Technical Documentation as a result of its review by a representative of the group that will assume responsibility for the system once its deployed?

  8. When the engineering team is satisfied, and pushes the new features to a full automation run, including load testing, how long does it take to declare the service ready to use?

  9. One of the hardest things to manage during the system development lifecycle is expectations. Keeping a good audit trail should help. How good are your deliverable definitions?

  10. What scripting technique is used to build upon the structured scripting that has already been done and to implement this test automation to meet the business goals?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Automated Testing book in PDF containing 987 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Automated Testing self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Automated Testing Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Automated Testing areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Automated Testing Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Automated Testing projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Automated Testing Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Automated Testing project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Human Resource Management Plan: Is current scope of the Automated Testing project substantially different than that originally defined?

  2. Risk Register: Is further information required before making a decision?

  3. Variance Analysis: Who are responsible for the establishment of budgets and assignment of resources for overhead performance?

  4. Initiating Process Group: What input will you be required to provide the Automated Testing project team?

  5. Project or Phase Close-Out: What is the information level of detail required for each stakeholder?

  6. Initiating Process Group: What were things that you did very well and want to do the same again on the next Automated Testing project?

  7. Quality Management Plan: Were there any deficiencies / issues in prior years self-assessment?

  8. Process Improvement Plan: What actions are needed to address the problems and achieve the goals?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is the assigned Automated Testing project manager a PMP (Certified Automated Testing project manager) and experienced?

  10. Executing Process Group: What will you do to minimize the impact should a risk event occur?

Step-by-step and complete Automated Testing Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Automated Testing project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Automated Testing project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Automated Testing project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Automated Testing project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Automated Testing project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Automated Testing project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Automated Testing project with this in-depth Automated Testing Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Automated Testing projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Automated Testing and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Automated Testing investments work better.

This Automated Testing All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.